The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • KU has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,034) than K-State ($26,316).
  • It is harder to admit to KU than K-State.
  • KU has more students with 27,690 students while K-State has 22,221 students.
  • KU has more full-time faculties with 2,381 faculties while K-State has 1,033 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Kansas and Kansas State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
KUK-State
KUvs.K-State
Lawrence, KansasLocationManhattan, Kansas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$11,166
Out-Of-State$28,034
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,440
Out-Of-State$26,316
62% ($8,671)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)62% ($6,427)
$8,671Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,427
93.38 %Acceptance Rates94.12 %
30.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)41.79 %
-SAT Score-
26ACT Score-
67 %Graduation Rate65 %
25 %Transfer-out Rate-
84 %Retention Rate85 %
27,690Student Population22,221
2,381Number of Faculties1,033
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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